enjoy the almost the before the not quite let the anticipation of renewal bloom in your mind -Small Stones from the River I have been feeling the beautiful emotions of this “small stone” and really savoring the moments before the release of my second book. Once it’s out, it’s out, right? We cannot return to … More Book trailer: Small Stones from the River
MOON FULL OF MOONS was featured recently in a full, two-page review by the Journal of Poetry Therapy, the publication of the National Association of Poetry Therapy. Like me, the NAPT believes in the healing power of poetry, and they are doing wonderful and necessary work towards “promoting growth and healing through language, symbol, and story”. … More Poetry Therapy
As autumn wanes and activities move indoors, we have time to reflect on our many blessings: family, friends, health, love, abundance, beauty, and kindness. Among my blessings, I count readers and others near and far with whom I have made a special connection — strangers who realize and share a parallel journey of soul work and healing. One … More An Expression of Gratitude (Quick Book Giveaway)
MOON FULL OF MOONS is the First Place Winner of the Royal Dragonfly Book Award in Poetry! I love their tagline: “Dragonflies are reminders that we are light and can reflect light in powerful ways if we choose to do so.” It’s a perfect fit for MOON FULL OF MOONS, which is about finding happiness … More Award-Winning Book!
My interview with Mercedes Fox can be read HERE. I’m delighted to be included on her wonderful book site! Mercedes asked plenty of interesting questions, and I enjoyed talking with her about how my book Moon Full of Moons came to be, when and how I write, why I don’t believe in writer’s block, and … More “Meet the Author” interview with Mercedes Fox
“Pulling Down the Sun” from Moon Full of Moons The moonbreath we see is an illusion (the Moon is always-full yet mirror-empty) Unlike the Moon, I own the light I shine, as my fire grows in brightness, spiraling outwardly So, I pull down the Sun and glow from within to see possibility in a starfield … More The Story Behind the Poem: “Pulling Down the Sun”
I was first drawn to her twitter name: @WaterBaker. How interesting, I thought. When one bakes water, one ends up with nothing, yet when I read her words they were poetic and clever: definitely a beautiful something! I later discovered that Arushi Nayar was an amazing multi-talented artist, guitarist, and poet. Our exchanges of creativity … More The Great Art Swap: A Tale of Two Moons